Homeland security tests U.S. readiness for massive Internet attack

Friday, 10 February 2006, 1:05 AM EST

The cyber-disaster drill originally had been scheduled for last year but had to be postponed because of Hurricane Katrina. Even before that emergency, however, many lawmakers were calling for the test to determine how prepared the U.S. is for a massive Internet attack.

At CIO Today.

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